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SHARE wave 2

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General Information

Measure SHARE wave 2
Countries Austria, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, France, Denmark, Greece, Switzerland, Belgium, CzechRepublic, Poland, Ireland, Israel
Fieldwork period 2006/2007 (Israel 2009/2010)
Researcher Axel Börsch-Supan
Publisher MEA
Copyright © 2016 MEA
Funding Organization


Name Description
DN Demographics and networks
PH Physical health
BR Behavioral risk
CF Cognitive function
MH Mental health
HC Health care
EP Employment and pensions
GS Gripstrength
PF Peak FLow
WS Walking speed
CS Chair Stand
CH Children
SP Social support
FT Financial transfers
HO Housing
HH Household income
CO Consumption
AS Assets
AC Activities
EX Expectations
IV Interviewer


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Name Version Note Variables
sharew2_rel6-1-1_ac 6.1.1 Activities View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_as 6.1.1 Assets View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_br 6.1.1 Behavioural Risks View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_cf 6.1.1 Cognitive Function View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_ch 6.1.1 Children View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_co 6.1.1 Consumption View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_cs 6.1.1 Chair Stand View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_cv_r 6.1.1 Coverscreen View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_dn 6.1.1 Demographics View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_dropoff 6.1.1 Dropoff View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_ep 6.1.1 Employment and Pensions View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_ex 6.1.1 Expectations View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_ft 6.1.1 Financial Transfers View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_gs 6.1.1 Grip Strength View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_hc 6.1.1 Health Care View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_hh 6.1.1 Household Income View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_ho 6.1.1 Housing View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_iv 6.1.1 Interviewer Observations View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_mh 6.1.1 Mental Health View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_pf 6.1.1 Puff Test View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_ph 6.1.1 Physical Health View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_sp 6.1.1 Social Support View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_technical_variables 6.1.1 Technical Variables View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_vi 6.1.1 Vignettes View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_ws 6.1.1 Walking speed View
sharew2_rel6-1-1_xt 6.1.1 End-of-Life View



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The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe Methodology. Download
Cross Wave Comparison Download
SHARE_​release_​guide_​6-1-1 Download
Scales Manual Download
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